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UC Irvine Dorms

Living at UC Irvine defines the experience. UC Irvine dorms serve as a centerpiece in the on-campus social scene, and they are where you will form deep friendships and create lasting memories. But housing at UC Irvine can be overwhelming - there are so many dorms to evaluate, how could you know which one is best? You can live on campus, or you can live in and around Los Angeles. Finding the right UC Irvine housing option for you can make or break a year at UC Irvine. That’s why our videos go deep into as many dorm options as possible at UC Irvine. We take you into singles, doubles, different dorms and residence halls, and even record student interviews about their favorite parts of living at UC Irvine.

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What are the dorms like at UC Irvine?

You’ll have to watch the CampusReel videos to see for sure. However, UC Irvine dorms are similar to most college housing options. Most on-campus residence halls include singles, double, and suites. Floor plans vary from residence hall to residence hall. CampusReel hosts dorm tours of UC Irvine, and every one is different. As you’ll see, every dorm room is decorated in a unique and fun way - students are creative with their setups to make UC Irvine feel like home!

What are the dimensions of UC Irvine dorm rooms?

The UC Irvine dorms dimension depend on the residence hall. This information is usually contained in one of the dorm room tours of UC Irvine on CampusReel. Supposedly the average dorm room size in the U.S. is around 130 square feet, and UC Irvine likely has dorms bigger and smaller than this.

What are UC Irvine’s best housing options?

The best housing option at UC Irvine depends on your living preference. For example, many colleges provide living options for sober living, leadership opportunities, cultural preferences and more. The right dorm at UC Irvine for you depends on what you are looking for in your housing experience. Below is a list of all housing options at UC Irvine that CampusReel currently hosts content for:

How much do UC Irvine dorms cost?

The cost of UC Irvine dorms is $13,648 , but depends on a number of factors, such as financial aid, scholarships, and the housing option you select.

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UC Irvine Mesa Court Housing

Hey, what's going on, guys? So right now we're gonna meet up with my friend, DJ O'Brien. He's gonna show us around his arm and the home. Let's go take a look. All right? So so, cj. Welcome to Cumbre, everybody. Yeah, Yeah. Over here. This you can go ahead, man. Is that so? You re watch football. Sometimes on Sundays are fun. Okay. I did it pretty much. Everyone just comes down here from upstairs and downstairs. We all just chill. Get Teo with couches. Yeah, they're nice. Yeah, just tea. Thank, Mommy will go upstairs. But this one has two stories. And downstairs, upstairs. And each room has a common room. So, for example, here is one example of the common room where you have a table from sofas and a white war. We did do some homework. Okay, Like there's some rooms. Twelve rooms, criminal area. And there's also a shower in a bath. Okay, All right. Two showers and two. And what's the name of this hall again? Just always come. Brad Colbert. All right, you come up here. You have a ping pong table. Some We have a pool table or a what? Table. You have two tables. You got a TV behind? Yeah. So Frederick works Copy machine as you want. But really, we're all four games. On top of that top people here. Everything is pretty much fight here. Let's begin. All right. Now, I think you can show us You're doing my thing right now. So this is Mason court right there. Mason Court Powers will take a look inside and right under one of phone is actually a food court. The anti eatery, the name. We'll check him out. Right now, we're in fire balls. There's a giant window seats if you wanna watch TV here. Along with that, the rooms are generally set up so that there is four people rooms, four people around. And about that, this one's five four look just up here and it's always pretty. We'll do a lot of decorations like yours, shop for it, which makes the place, you know, unique. And so in this tower is the rooms usually come in sets of four people, others for that's Here is a lot of room for you to store any of your items. Bring some with some desks. You could decorate it A lot of cabinets. You're going to use every benefit man along with this room, there's another room sharing a bathroom. You don't really need to use any public. You have it all here. We also have shared kitchen and each of these florist. So you got to sing related and, you know, Fred, So there's a couple of other places we could live here, but when you're outside, you could play volleyball. Awesome exercise bars here. And it's nice to know when people play for his views here and even relax in the sun. This is Mason Court. When I looked at Mesa court, I liked it a lot. It was really fun. I got to meet a lot of new people. I recommend keeping your door open for the first week, so that, uh, people walked by, you know, you could meet them and the friends you make in your first year That wants to really stick with you, Peter, at the rest of your years. Uh, you see, I So, uh, I actually find my roommates through a friend. Um, he knew we were going to use C I and he told me, and we just paired up. But there's also other ways you could buy roommates, especially online. And if not, you could be paired with rent a couple people, but they'll be your best friends. When you move in terms of dorm room essentials, I'd say, Definitely get your basics. You know, toothbrush, toothpaste, uh, get a lot of tide pods because you're gonna be doing a lot of laundry, a lot of clothes because, you know, you want stay fresh every day, bring a lot of snacks because they're going to be those nights where you just wanna have some hot Cheetos the printer, Because if you want to print from the library, it's twenty five cents. But if you have your own, you can print as many copies as you want. Super fast, super quick and it's usually super helpful for And this is my wing. So down here. All right. These are all single rooms, but we do it. So I understand that. Although, although although housing community I used a middle earth theme, this won't have a have a team or not, because I see a lot of like, what is this like? That's Okay, OK, There are other halls. Meet on the themes like ripping. Morning. I know that there's a Disney Hall and there's a specific Disney princess. Oh, nice. Here's my room. Welcome to my humble abode. Alright, so we have a single right there. That's a between Ben. I believe on the dorms. Have a twin, right? Since it's been right there. Here's my guess. This is where I work. Yeah, right there. And also middle Earth. No, I don't think Mr Court has face either. Right. So you got to get a fan, right? Yes. Yes. Definitely. Yeah. Do you have you opened the window off? They're not Just turn on the fan. Definitely. This is just heat resistant curtains that I bought for myself in it. And it keeps it keeps the heat out because the sun really beats in my room in the morning. Cool. And on this side, you also have a fridge and wounds. Right? Microwave. Yes. And this is a unit that the school offers. So I was able to run this unit, and then I had to buy this separately. I get top separately. Okay, let's begin. But the desk came with it. And the chair and the and the bed in the world. Who did you use that TV often? You recommend people to get a TV because you guys have a TV in the common room to write. Definitely. Everybody needs their own private time if you have the time to watch your own TV. Alright guys. Well, that was said with my friend Thomas here in his dorm. All right, guys, See in the And this time we have a TV. We don't know you that t me. I use, like my phone. I want you to go on ethics and stuff like that. I don't know if I recommend getting the TV. I should say about the money. All right, So on this side, my roommate brought this candle. He plays the piano is a pretty good player on the piano. On this side, some around man zoom around. Since we are in beautiful California, it is about seventy five degrees At the moment. It is just beautiful, man. You can see you can hang out here in the balcony, can sit down. You can read a book, you can take a cup of water. And you can enjoy the beautiful sunlight that we have here. California. All right, now let's go on over to the room. So actually, before we get to the room, I'm gonna show you There's a little closet that we have in here. This is where we put a luggage and some some of our necessities on this side. We have the restroom. As you can see, we got everything we need in here. Got some gel, two brushes to pace and all that stuff. You have the shower in there, boom. Just like that. And then we have a room on this side. This is my bed. That's my roommate's band. And that's my other roommates. Now in the dorms, I think on the don't have a twin bed. That's what I hear. It's a fullback. I can enjoy bigger back. I can sleep better, all right. And we also have a little window on this side. We usually how it opened. We let her come in and stuff like that. Also, we do have a C. I know that one of the dorm. None of the domes have a C, but we do. Here at Columbia Court, they have a C. So we turned it on whenever it gets pretty hot. And on this side, we have toss it. Wait by the concert in three spaces. As I have told the roommate, three people total and it's just a pretty good space. It's a pretty good price. Remember, this is Columbia Court. This is my house. This is your house. You were amazing something. This guy's butt is the cause. It's fine. So this is a classic double? Pretty much you got one bed to your left and one bit to your right. You pretty much got room for all your clothes for a TV if you want. You had us for that because I know you got another one in the in the company areas that we just uses TV for, like Xbox appears for. Such as? For Netflix movies, desire my room area. So, Jason head on the camera. So nice. What about this in the fridge or what? Yeah, good. Yeah. So it's Ah, it's both a refrigerator and a freezer. It's a little messy. That cruise. We have a lot of space down here. Yeah, Freezing way. Got print on top on your desks. You got three drawers and pull out desk for, like, your laptop or whatever. And if you want to show him the are you doing here? You got under stunned er, bed storage for these. Pull out like this for, like, clothes. And what cool. The don'ts do not have a fan, right? I mean, you guys don't have a C, so you need a fan, right? Dorms don't have a sea. So we have a big family. This if you weren't showing Wade got big found like that. However you got windows, something else is open. But you have the heater. You have a heater. So that comes in handy during the wintertime. Cool. All right, Well, thank you. D J Guys stay posted with next video. Alright? Stay tuned and we go Boom. We'll see if every thing about living in the towers. I really like how the towers air very modern. They're super new, and we get to have her own microwave and a fridge because i'm a big foodie and i like to cook in my dorm, and i really like your bathroom, which we're going to show you right now. And you rent those, right? Yeah, we rented. So you can actually rent the micro fridges through this school. So they're already here when you move in and you just leave them when you move out and it's really convenient. So this is the bathroom. This is one of the best parts about living in the towers. Is that basically your quad as well as the quad across from you, which is obviously girl and girl. They share one bathroom. So here is the door to the hallway. So here's one shot. They're actually really nice and clean. You obviously get cleaning on the weekends here twice a week, someone comes in to clean some here of the stalls. There's two stalls. Come on, tell rex another shower. Lots of shelving. Storage with which my whole does not have and two six here. So that's a really nice. So another thing that's a really cool about. The towers has got each floor, shares a laundry room, which looks like there's a table in there so you can study while you wait for your laundry and there's a kitchen and, um, a couch. There is our back room. This is the hallway. This is the emergency exit, and then this is about it's unclear precincts here again, keeping my thirteen girls share there is showing on the sides on one thing. You should know is that they do not provide you with him so and they do not a dryer like handwriting or any paper towels. So just keep that in mind. It's really annoying. How would it we have to show a reason they're right here. Six, You're sure. And two here. Hey, guys, I'm finally back to show you guys my actual dorm, which I haven't shown you. I live in a rectangle classic, which has sixty five people. It has a total of six sweet and three floors. So basically, here's the building. There's girl, side guy, side girl, side guy, side girl, side guy's side. And each sweet has thirteen people. It includes triples, doubles and singles. So I live in a triple, which is obviously the cheapest option again, I kind of want to mention because I didn't mention this earlier in my miss a court tower toward that on campus. Housing for freshman is actually not required at U. C. I. Because we are over enrolled in our Middle Earth housing community for freshmen, they are actually building towers for middle Earth. So there's going to be so nice other probably going to be done in at least maybe a year or two. Here is my closet area I have up here. I have this whole shelving unit. You have the top shelving um, and then a decent sized closet and then room for your hamper on the bottom you can't even see, but that there's a hamper down there again. Here's an overview of the source space per person. And then these are actually my roommates. Storage spaces. So they're all equal. All lines up again, Every triple. It does not look the same. Three Triple next to us is actually has to storage spaces here and then a desk. And then so just don't expect them all to look the same. Um, rooms also come with a full mirror. This is my desk right here. They're very wide desks. They're just plain old wood. And us. I have behind story, which is really nice. And thiss shoving also does not come with it, but doubles do come with a hutch s. Oh, this is just my own decoration. Um, all the chairs that they'd come with our, like rocking chairs. So you always feel like you're falling back. Just letting you guys know Another big thing about the dorms is that there are there is no a C. So make sure you guys buy a fan or your roommates pitch in for a fan. And here are the beds. So we have one loft bed as well as one bunk bed when we actually first moved in this loft bed wass against the window and we moved this ourselves. They let you move furniture, as you wish. But nothing can leave the room. And also you have to move it back when you move out. So this is our microfiche that we rented through the school. And I also decided to bring my own fridge just because, um, for extra food storage. Hey, guys, at this moment, we are in one of the housing communities that you see, I this is middle Earth. Let's check it out. It was Thomas Thomas on the first year here at U. C. I And that's my friend. He was in my things. Fuck spot number six. Way back. All right, man shows around. But this is our common in our clinic. Whatever. We're all free. Yeah, Table. And if you follow me over this way nice. So you guys actually cooking? You know, you all have a meal plan, right? Yeah. Every weekend, we'll have a little cook off. And life, we have a wonder what often uses women. Well, that's a very accessible. It's very busy How much you like, So you have to pay for that. It's just like a dollar load. Honestly, right now. All right. People actually say that this falls. Yeah. Huh? Party? Come on. All right. So now I'm really going to your to your dorm, right? Yeah. We're going to my door now. Now, mostly storms are single rooms, so they have one person in them. Now, there are a couple triple occupancy rooms, but most of them are. Yeah. All right, That's it. Here we go in What's going on, guys? A little bit camera. And that's my friend Joy right there. I just met her. That's My name is Damian. And that ginger That's Ginger right there. All right. This is our second floor. So right now we are in the stairwell of the Mesa court towers. So these are the brand new housing here on campus for first years. Basically, as a first year, you can either live in middle Earth. You can live in Mesa Court or if you live in the Mesa Court Towers, which is the same area. But they're basically just big towers. There's three of them. Um, and right now we're going to visit my friend because I do not have the luxury of living in the towers. But everybody likes to chill here. Everybody's a welcome. It's very easy to make friends in the towers, and you get to enjoy some of the perks that they So what's going on? And she was a stairwell. There's also elevators. Each tower is six floors. Yes, you can see it's a very modern This is what the hallways look like. It's very hotel esque. And, um, each room has like a chalkboard, which is really cool detail. So here is my friend. Sake's room. Say hi. Yeah, this's a tower quad. So basically four people live in it. There are two bunk beds and each person gets a dresser and each person gets a desk with a cute little roly chair, which I'm very jealous of. So this is kind of the stories you have to work with. Um, and then it goes all the way up there. The ceiling is very industrial on the entire Guys. Welcome to Columbia Court. Is your friend Agustin giving you a little tour of Colombia? Court is what I'm staying. I'm a first year, but that's where I'm staying this year because I'm not in the dorm. All right, let's think I look in my apartment. Here we go. All right, guys, for this apartment, I am paying around six hundred fifty dollars plus utilities. This is Columbia Court, and there is some crows. There is a positive there's some negatives of having your own apartment when you're a freshman. One of the positives that that you save a lot of money, and one of the negative is that you don't make many friends. You're gonna be other. More are going to make to make some friends. All right, uh, that's my neighbor right there. Not not in that door. We're gonna go in this one. Don't. All right. Welcome to your house. Here we go. All right. So first of all, I'm gonna show you the kitchen so you can come here. Show the people around. On this side, we have a little Evan, the side boom. We have a stove right there. We have a little microwave in there. We have a dishwasher, a fridge and a freezer. So I don't have a meal plan at the school. Therefore, I have to cook every single day breakfast, lunch and dinner unless I get sucked into the anima or something like that. What? The plates, cups, all that we got ourselves. It does not come with the apartment. Alright, guys. All right. Now let's move on to the living room Also, we got this table. I have two more roommates. We are three people total. So we got to stay with for four people. It was like around three hundred bucks, but I think it's worth it. It's a pretty quality on this side.